Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POC2120: Power and Democracy

This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.

Please note that this module is only delivered on the Penryn Campus.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Whilst the module’s precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover some or all of the following topics:

  • Citizenship
  • Electorate
  • Deliberation
  • Activism
  • Parties
  • Digital platforms
  • Climate emergency
  • Populism
  • Participation
  • Representation

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activity16.511 x 1.5 hour lectures
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activity1010 x 1 hour seminars
Guided Independent study 48Reading and preparing for seminars
Guided Independent study 65.5Completing assessment tasks

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).